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While Europe Gets Gouged, Americans Enjoy Cheap Power

The savings will be particularly welcome in poorer households.

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Cheap Gas Is Killing Coal and Saving the Planet

Planned coal plants have fallen 14 percent in 2016, thanks largely to cheaper, cleaner alternatives like natural gas.

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Labor Day Gas Prices Hit 12-Year Low

Falling oil prices will help American drivers save 27 cents per gallon at the pump this holiday weekend.

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Gas to Surpass Coal in Electricity Production

Natural gas is going to produce a record amount of electricity in 2016, according to the EIA.

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America Is the New Oil #1, Thanks to Fracking

America has more recoverable oil than any other country in the world, according to new estimates.

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Frackers Fix Their Fatal Flaw

The shale industry is making impressive progress in bringing down the steep output decline rates of fracked wells.

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Frackers Fix a Major Green Problem

Flared gas rates in North Dakota have dropped from 36 percent in January 2014 to just 10 percent in March.

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Why U.S. Drivers Should Thank Fracking this Memorial Day Weekend

Cheap oil means cheap gasoline, and American drivers are expected to take full advantage this holiday weekend.

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Two Thirds of US Gas Is Fracked

Hydraulic fracturing has never been more important to America’s energy fortunes.

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American Net Natural Gas Imports Hit 29 Year Low

America’s net imports of natural gas last year were lower than at any point since 1986.

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As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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